GREEK PASTA SALAD
Fresh & flavorful Greek Pasta Salad is the perfect side dish! Loaded with vegetables and drizzled with a homemade lemon greek vinaigrette, it's easy to make and everyone enjoys it. Perfect topped with crumbled feta cheese and a few additional olives.
- 1 pound cooked drained & cooled bowtie pasta
- 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
- 1 cucumber chopped
- 1/2 cup red onion sliced thin
- 1/2 cup pitted & halved kalamata olives drained
- 1/2 cup diced bell pepper
- 4 oz container plain feta cheese crumbled
- 2/3 cup red wine vinegar
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 2 TBSP lemon juice
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 1 tsp dried basil
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp sugar
Combine dressing ingredients in a jar and shake well to mix. Chill until ready to use.
Cook the pasta per package instructions. Rinse pasta with cold water. Toss with a splash of olive oil and place in a large bowl in the fridge, until you're ready to put the salad together.
Slice & chop vegetables. Place vegetables in bowl with pasta. Pour dressing on top and stir until combined. Gently mix in feta cheese crumbles.
Serves approximately 12. Store leftovers in the fridge.